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Socialism and LGBT Liberation

The Left Voice presents an interview with Sherry Wolf, an activist, public speaker, and writer from Brooklyn, NY. She is an associate editor for the International Socialist Review and author of Sexuality and Socialism: History, Politics and Theory of LGBT Liberation.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

September 7, 2015

L.A. Activism Commemorates 45th Anniversary of Chicano Moratorium

On August 29, 2015, marches took place in three different cities in Los Angeles County to mark the 45th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium.

Julia Wallace

September 4, 2015

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: Donald Trump and the Far Right

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has succeeded in galvanizing the far right of the Republican base. While he is almost certainly unelectable on a national scale, the current of racist xenophobia which he has given voice to and which his campaign is mobilizing presents a threat that will continue far beyond the 2016 elections.

Ian Steinman

September 1, 2015

From Buenos Aires to NYC, ‘the Working Class is One and has No Borders!’

On Thursday, August 27, activists and left militants of New York City gathered at the Brooklyn Commons to have a conversation with the workers of MadyGraf, Buenos Aires. The factory was taken over a year ago and has been operating under worker control ever since.

Juan Cruz Ferre

September 1, 2015

BLM Protesters Dropped the Mic, Now Let’s Drop the Illusions

Black Lives Matter has carried out several disruptions. The BLM’s dialogue with candidates of the Democratic Party raises the question of what kind of movement we need.

Julia Wallace

August 29, 2015

Rhetoric vs Reality in Obama’s Prison Reform

Since July, Obama has made a series of declarations about the need to reform the U.S. prison system. But given his record on incarceration over the past six-and-a-half years, what change can we expect the president to offer now to the 2.2 million people locked up across the country?

Robert Belano

August 25, 2015

The Middle East or a Geopolitics of Chaos

The current snapshot of the Middle East shows a region steeped in chaos, where the order sustained for decades by the United States is dissolving without a clear alternative in sight.

Claudia Cinatti

August 19, 2015

“Labor Needs to Get its Own House in Order Around Race”

In this interview, economist and labor educator Michael Yates* talks about the crisis of the labor movement, its relationship with the anti-racist movement, FightFor15 and much more.

Michael D Yates

August 12, 2015

The Left and the Working Class: is it possible to reconstruct the strategic dialogue?

The organizing taking place among precarious sectors of the U.S. working class is generating accommodations on the part of a discredited union bureaucracy. For the first time in decades, left groups are part of the debate.

Celeste Murillo

August 11, 2015